Nanci and Allan Garon's Family Website
Jews of Eveleth - Introduction

Many of our Jewish ancestors imigrated to the United States from Eastern Europe and settled in the Duluth, Superior, the Iron Range and the surrounding areas of Northern Minnesota, Northern Wisconsin and Upper Michigan. They came in the late 1800s and early 1900s. This family website is about our family, our huge extended family and about many of the other Jews who settled and lived in this region. This page is specifically about the Jews of Eveleth, Minnesota.

Some of our family names that have been associated with Eveleth are as follows: Siegel, Winer, Segal, Munic, Press, Rubenstein, Levant, Sagen, Abramson, Flax.

Links to other sites or pages of interest

Northern Minnesota (Eveleth) Jews - Recollections - - click here    (page on this website)
Written by Bill Siegel and Jack Siegel

Video of Bright and Siegel Interview July 1, 2008 - - click here    (wmv video file)
William Siegel and Myron Bright (Bright Family) were born and raised in Eveleth. They talk about their lives.
courtesy of Jack Siegel - Mar 2017
Note that the video is 22 minutes long and the file 450 MB. It may take several minutes to load.

Historical Jewish Population of Eveleth - - click here    (page on this website)
This document lists Jewish families that lived in Eveleth, Minnesota during the period 1900-1940.
My sources came from census records found on, newspaper articles found on, and correspondence with family members. Eveleth is a relatively small town in the iron range and it offers an insight into the families that settled there and their activities. Compiled by Karen Entous

Historical News Articles Regarding the Jews of Eveleth - - click here    (page on this website)
This index lists and provides links to historical news articles regarding the Jews of Eveleth from about 1860 thru 1940
Compiled from the Old Newspaper Articles Index. Articles researched and submitted by Karen Entous

Historic Eveleth Images - - click here    (page on this website)

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